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US-Sino creeping trade war intensifying

Discussion in 'Asian Politics' started by reedak, May 5, 2018.

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    reedak Well-Known Member

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    The Pentagon has banned the sale of Huawei and ZTE phones in retail stores on US military bases, citing the so-called "unacceptable risk to the department's personnel, information and mission".

    “Chinese commercial technology is a vehicle for the Chinese government to spy on United States federal agencies, posing a severe national security threat,” Rep. Michael Conaway, Texas Republican, said when he introduced a bill in January that would ban the U.S. government from doing business with either company.

    Poster's comment: The ban on ZTE phones is laughable as the large part of the phone is made of US components. Can't America trust its own Made-in-US components?

    With regard to Rep. Michael Conaway's spying claim on Chinese commercial technology, what will be the impact on US-Sino trade if Chinese lawmakers make similar spying claims on American commercial technology?

    http://houseofpolitics.com/threads/political-satire-the-old-man-of-the-mountain-14.19785/

    http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2018/05...wei-phones-on-military-bases-report-says.html

    https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2018/may/3/pentagon-bans-sale-of-huawei-and-zte-phones-on-mil/

    https://www.ndtv.com/world-news/una...sk-us-military-bans-huawei-zte-phones-1847488
     
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